Tech Company Financing Transactions

Aura Biosciences Funding Round

Arix Bioscience, Lundbeckfond Ventures and Advent Life Sciences participated in a $30 million Series C funding round for Aura Biosciences. The round was announced on 12/22/2017.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series C

Arix Bioscience (Lead Investor) (Mark Chin)

Lundbeckfond Ventures (Lead Investor) (Casper Breum)

Advent Life Sciences (Dale Pfost)

Alexandria Venture Investments

Chiesi Ventures

Columbus Venture Partners

Private Investors (Henri Termeer)

LI-COR Biosciences

Ysios Capital

Proceeds Purpose
The company plans to use proceeds from this round of financing to expand infrastructure supporting ongoing clinical development.

Company Information

Company Status
Mailing Address
85 Bolton St.
Cambridge, MA 02140
Email Address
Aura Biosciences is developing a new class of therapies to target and selectively destroy tumor cells. Its lead program in ocular melanoma, developed under a CRADA with the National Cancer Institute (NCI), has been granted orphan drug status by the US Food and Drug Administration.
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Management Team

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Chief Executive Officer
Elisabet de los Pinos
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Chief Financial Officer
Julie Feder
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Chief Medical Officer
Cadmus Rich
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